College student bereavement has been called a “silent epidemic.” But we’re trying to change that; explore these stories to see how the media is helping.
AMF Chapters and Students in the News
Students of AMF campus chapter members are making a real impact raising awareness and advocating for bereaved college students. From sharing personal experiences to championing consistent bereavement leave policies to doing good in their communities, these students are leading the movement to help themselves and others.
05.30.13 Without Him
04.19.13 Boston Attacks Leave Students Shaken, but Not Deterred
04.03.13 St. Elmo’s Hosts Open Mic Speakeasy for Charity
04.02.13 Support for Grieving Students
03.26.13 Dealing With Grief
03.20.13 College Grief & The National Students of AMF
11.13.12 Actively Moving Forward helps students cope with grief
10.31.2012 Letter to the Editor: There is an outlet for grieving
10.25.12 New Comforts for Grieving Students
09.10.12 Grieving with a Community (The Harvard Crimson)
09.03.2012 Surviving College after the Loss of a Parent (CNN)
04.27.2012 Purdue Chapter President Profiled as a Student Making a Difference on her Campus (Purdue.edu)
04.26.2012 UGA Students of AMF help Univ. students grieve (The Red and Black)
04.19.2012 UW-Green Bay grief support group hosts Memorial Garden planting event (UWGB Inside Newsroom)
02.28.2012 Penn student gets national award for helping others with grief (NPR)
02.20.2012 UGA group — “Love comes with strings attached” (UGA webpage)
11.17.2011 Students encourage penn to give a spit about cancer (The Daily Pennsylvanian)
10.19.2011 Chapter of national organization deals with family illness, death, started by student (Central Michigan Life)
04.23.2010: Death, dying focus of UWGB group (Green Bay Press Gazette)
02.01.2010: Support group helps students with sick, dead loved ones (The Independent Florida Alligator)
12.10.2009: Grief, schoolwork challenging to balance (The Globe)
National Students of AMF Buzz
The more you know about AMF, the better equipped you are to help us spread the word about college student bereavement. So, take a few minutes to learn more about our mission and activities, as covered in the press.
06.15.2011: AMF Founder profiled on the Daily Brink (Daily Brink)
02.28.2011: TBJ announces 2011 Health Care Heroes Awards honorees (Triangle Business Journal)
11.22.2010: Happy Thanksgiving from AMF (NSAMF)
10.17.2009: Helping students deal with grief (Campus Media Group)
Events give us a way to engage the community while having a great time, raising money, and sharing our vision. Our hats go off to our media partners for extending our reach through their event coverage.
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